The Reds Trade Raisel Iglesias to The Angels

A move that came out of absolutely no where, The Cincinnati Reds have traded their 30 year old closer to the Los Angeles Angels, who has been with the team at the major league level since 2015. In that six season span, Iglesias has accumulated 106 saves, a 3.15 ERA/3.44 FIP/137 ERA+. In exchange forContinue reading “The Reds Trade Raisel Iglesias to The Angels”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #4: Jason Castro

The Stanford University graduate Jason Castro is back on the free agent market, after having a mixed bag of a 2020 season. On one hand, he was a little below league average for the Angels, during his 18 games with the team, having an .707 OPS, but was horrible in the nine games he playedContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #4: Jason Castro”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #3: Welington Castillo

After sitting out the 2020 season for the Washington Nationals, Castillo re-enters free agency as a 33 going on 34 year old. The power hitting catcher spent the previous two seasons in 2018 and 2019 with the Chicago White Sox as a backup catcher and DH, totaling 121 games played combined between the two seasons.Continue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #3: Welington Castillo”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #2: Drew Butera

Continuing on, next on the list in alphabetical order, is 37 year old catcher Drew Butera Butera, who has never been a full time catcher at any point in his career, has stuck around in the game because of his god reputation with pitchers and his savvy pitch calling ability. He has played in partsContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #2: Drew Butera”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #1: Alex Avila

Starting off another segment on this blog, we will be looking at in alphabetical order, all the available free agents, my projections moving forward for them, along with their previous statistics, any quirks, and my guess at what team they will sign with. With the first available player, we will begin with the catching market,Continue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #1: Alex Avila”

Angels Sign Jake Faria

News coming out just a few moments ago, say that the Los Angeles Angels have signed Jake Faria to a minor league deal, with a likely invite to spring training. Faria who found success as a starter with the Tampa Bay Rays back in 2017, pitching to a 3.43 ERA with an 1.18 WHIP, struggledContinue reading “Angels Sign Jake Faria”

One Player From Each Team That Would Benefit From A Change of Scenery

As we have seen in the past, sometimes a player can be bogged down by a particular team, and see their once high level production turn into a prolonged slump. Players such as Travis d’Arnaud with the New York Mets, getting released in 2019, and then almost instantly turning into a top tier catcher forContinue reading “One Player From Each Team That Would Benefit From A Change of Scenery”

Phillies Sign Ronald Torreyes to Minor League Deal

Just a few moments ago, the Philadelphia Phillies signed 28 year old utility infielder Ronald Torreyes to a minor league deal. The right handed hitting Torreyes, is a lifetime .277/.306/.369 hitter with a .675 OPS in the big leagues. Torreyes spent 2020 with the Phillies, accumulating 7 plate appearences through four games with the club,Continue reading “Phillies Sign Ronald Torreyes to Minor League Deal”

RANKED: Each Teams First baseman Going Into 2021

Continuing on with the rankings, today we will be looking at the first baseman, this is a stacked position with a combination of both new faces, and older veterans who are still proving they can ball. As always, the list with be from 30 all the way to one, and it is going off theContinue reading “RANKED: Each Teams First baseman Going Into 2021”

RANKED: Each Team’s Catcher Going Into 2021

For my first post on this brand sparkling new website, I wanted to begin one of the many series’ I will be writing about on this blog. It will cover the position by position ranking for each position in baseball. We will begin looking at the catching position. The position was once dominated by namesContinue reading “RANKED: Each Team’s Catcher Going Into 2021”